Geography

WHAT ONLINE RECORDS HELP TO IDENTIFY IRISH PLACE NAMES?
Database transcripts of the 1851 Townlands Index are available at:
www.irishtimes.com/ancestor
www.thecore.com/seanruad
www.irish-place-names.com

Other useful sites include:
www.logainm.ie, primarily concerned with the original Irish versions of placenames, but also including many historical maps
maps.osi.ie, the website of Ordnance Survey Ireland, which includes fully searchable free copies of the six-inch and 25-inch to the mile 19th century surveys of Ireland.